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Portrait gives birth to a brand new Milky Way

Portrait gives birth to a brand new Milky Way

Toronto,  Stitching together a dramatic 360 degree portrait of the Milky Way was never an easy task but scientists have done this – leaving our galaxy’s structure and contents bare… Read more »

Are you truly happy? Brain can tell

Are you truly happy? Brain can tell

London,  Mind that laugh! As the world celebrates International Day of Happiness Thursday, we can tell if people are truly happy just from their laugh. A study has shown how… Read more »

This ‘smart lens’ to give you night vision

This ‘smart lens’ to give you night vision

New York,  What about wearing a contact lens that can let you see things in the dark? A smart contact lens is in the offing that could give its wearer… Read more »

Forget Google Glass, first wearable device was a Chinese ring!

Forget Google Glass, first wearable device was a Chinese ring!

London,  As the world gears up for the wearable computer devices, back in the 17th century, one Chinese designer did create a functioning abacus ‘smart ring’ that worked as a counting… Read more »

Future heat waves threat to global food supply

Future heat waves threat to global food supply

London,  Heat waves could significantly reduce crop yields and threaten global food supply if climate change is not tackled and reversed, research shows. In a first study of its kind, researchers… Read more »

Drinking alcohol frequently increases stroke risk

Drinking alcohol frequently increases stroke risk

London,  Consuming alcohol more frequently than twice a week may increase the risk of stroke mortality in men, an alarming study has indicated. The effects of alcohol are not limited… Read more »

Water vapour detected around a ‘hot Jupiter’

Water vapour detected around a ‘hot Jupiter’

New York,  In a quest for life beyond earth, scientists at the US Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) have detected water vapour in the atmosphere of a ‘hot Jupiter’ outside our… Read more »

48-million-year-old food webs show modern structure

48-million-year-old food webs show modern structure

Washington,  In the most compelling evidence to date that ancient food webs were organised much like modern food webs, researchers have pieced together a highly detailed picture of feeding relationships… Read more »

Tiny devices that can control nuclear reactor are here

Tiny devices that can control nuclear reactor are here

Washington,  Call it future technology as engineers from University of Utah have fabricated the smallest plasma transistors that can withstand high temperatures and ionising radiation found in a nuclear reactor. In… Read more »

Use mouse to explore this gigantic moon image

Use mouse to explore this gigantic moon image

Washington,  Are you a moon lover? You can now explore the lunar surface with your mouse in the comfort of your home! NASA has created the biggest photo ever created… Read more »